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Quad/Graphics is a company specializing in marketing solutions and printing. It offers printing services, such as retail inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, books, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, and other commercial and specialty printed products; as well as paper procurement services. The company also provides marketing and other services, including consumer insights, audience targeting, personalization, media planning and placement, process optimization, campaign planning and creation, etc.

TypePublic
Founded1971
HQSussex, WI, US
Websitequad.com
Employee Ratings2.8
Overall CultureD-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)19,600(-4%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$2.9 B(-25%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)$4.8 (+10%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Quad

Joel Quadracci

Joel Quadracci

Chairman, President & CEO
Tom Frankowski

Tom Frankowski

COO
Douglas P. Buth

Douglas P. Buth

Director
Dave Honan

Dave Honan

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Stephen M. Fuller

Stephen M. Fuller

Director
Eric Ashworth

Eric Ashworth

Executive Vice President of Product & Market Strategy
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Quad Office Locations

Quad has offices in Sussex, Amargosa Valley, Atlanta, Austin and in 42 other locations
Sussex, WI, US (HQ)
N61W23044 Harry's way
Amargosa Valley, NV, US
Amargosa Valley, NV 89020, USA
Atlanta, GA, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Austin, TX, US
Austin, TX, USA
Birmingham, AL, US
Birmingham, AL, USA
Bloomington, IN, US
Bloomington, IN, USA
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Quad Financials and Metrics

Quad Revenue

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Quad's revenue was reported to be $2.93 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

2.9b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

594.8m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

20.3%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(128.5m)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

(106.4m)

Market capitalization (1-Mar-2021)

265.6m

Closing stock price (1-Mar-2021)

4.8

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

55.2m

EV

1.2b
Quad's current market capitalization is $265.6 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

4.3b4.1b4.8b4.9b4.7b4.3b4.1b4.2b3.9b2.9b

Revenue growth, %

1%(4%)(7%)

Cost of goods sold

3.3b3.2b3.8b3.9b3.8b3.4b3.3b3.4b3.2b2.3b

Gross profit

1.0b910.5m994.0m970.5m916.8m934.7m872.0m764.4m731.2m594.8m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

1.1b1.1b989.6m934.2m1.0b1.1b1.1b1.2b1.1b1.1b1.2b1.1b1.1b1.2b1.0b1.0b1.1b998.6m963.2m1.0b967.5m1.0b1.0b1.0b1.0b943.6m822.5m447.7m493.5m

Cost of goods sold

832.0m840.4m772.9m740.8m798.1m909.8m893.8m950.2m892.6m892.9m977.4m895.4m876.7m930.0m803.5m821.0m824.9m781.1m765.0m784.8m792.4m826.7m831.7m837.1m828.8m764.5m647.7m362.9m410.1m

Gross profit

238.5m269.0m216.7m193.4m241.6m219.7m217.0m255.8m210.2m206.1m259.0m212.6m202.3m230.0m239.0m211.3m231.5m217.5m198.2m220.6m175.1m188.8m197.4m167.6m174.9m179.1m174.8m84.8m83.4m

Gross profit Margin, %

22%24%22%21%23%19%20%21%19%19%21%19%19%20%23%20%22%22%21%22%18%19%19%17%17%19%21%19%17%
USDQ2, 2011

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.2 x
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Quad Operating Metrics

Quad's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 8.6 k in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Countries

12 17 17

Enterprise Customers

9.70 k9.40 k8.60 k

Facilities

143 161 162
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Quad Revenue Breakdown

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Quad revenue breakdown by business segment: 90.7% from United States Print and Related Services and 9.3% from International

Quad Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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Quad Online and Social Media Presence

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Quad Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D-

    55/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    50/100

  • Compensation

    D

    55/100

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Quad Blogs

Beyond the Box: Where is Sustainable Packaging Heading?

Consumer packaged goods brands have two primary audiences — consumers and retailers. […] The post Beyond the Box: Where is Sustainable Packaging Heading? appeared first on Quad.

The USPS Increased Rates — And its Customers Could Pay Less

The United States Postal Service’s annual price changes took effect on January […] The post The USPS Increased Rates — And its Customers Could Pay Less appeared first on Quad.

Stop looking for a grand analytics solution. You don’t need one

Media analytics has become cool and it’s a good thing because data […] The post Stop looking for a grand analytics solution. You don’t need one appeared first on Quad.

Forests in Focus — Tool Cuts Risks to Sustainable Supply Chains

Most assume that consumers want to buy more sustainable products and data […] The post Forests in Focus — Tool Cuts Risks to Sustainable Supply Chains appeared first on Quad.

What USPS Customers Need to Know About 2020 Postage Increase

The United States Postal Service announced proposed rate increases for postage, to […] The post What USPS Customers Need to Know About 2020 Postage Increase appeared first on Quad.

What’s Keeping Marketers Up at Night: Observations from Advertising’s Largest Event

Varied perspectives on marketing challenges and strategies is the reason so many […] The post What’s Keeping Marketers Up at Night: Observations from Advertising’s Largest Event appeared first on Quad.
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Quad Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Quad founded?

    Quad was founded in 1971.

  • Who are Quad key executives?

    Quad's key executives are Joel Quadracci, Tom Frankowski and Douglas P. Buth.

  • How many employees does Quad have?

    Quad has 19,600 employees.

  • What is Quad revenue?

    Latest Quad annual revenue is $2.9 b.

  • What is Quad revenue per employee?

    Latest Quad revenue per employee is $149.5 k.

  • Who are Quad competitors?

    Competitors of Quad include Xerox, ARC Document Solutions and UniPrint.

  • Where is Quad headquarters?

    Quad headquarters is located at N61W23044 Harry's way, Sussex.

  • Where are Quad offices?

    Quad has offices in Sussex, Amargosa Valley, Atlanta, Austin and in 42 other locations.

  • How many offices does Quad have?

    Quad has 46 offices.